Stoup Brewing in Ballard recently opened a new space at the taproom. Upstairs at Stoup is an extension to the existing taproom that can be rented out for private parties and events. It sits above the taproom, faces west and has a deck over the beer garden. When not reserved for private events, the new space is open to the public Thursday thru Sunday. No dogs and no kids, though. The event space can accommodate 40 seated guests, 60-70 standing.
I recently wrote a story for Sip Northwest magazine about hop breeding (Summer 2017 issue, on the newsstands now). Hop breeding is the art/science of developing new varieties of hops. In putting that story together, I tasted a lot of different beers with a lot of newfangled and new-ish hop varieties. I also got to visit hop farms at harvest time and got my nose into a lot of fresh hops.
On Saturday, August 19th, 35 breweries will gather at the Tumwater Valley Golf Course for the Tumwater Artesian Brewfest. We are happy to have the festival aboard as a blog sponsor. The list of breweries and event details are below. The event actually takes place on the grounds of the driving range. Beer, games, food and adult beverages from 50 producers. Just a quick history lesson here. This brewfest is a nod to Tumwater’s important place in local and regional brewing history.
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